recruiting

Recruiters – Stop Chasing the Low Hanging Fruit

Our industry used to be governed by the 6 Degrees of Separation, click here  for more information on a very interesting concept. Basically, everybody could be connected to everybody else through 6 well chosen links. Look at how many second and third level connections that you have on LinkedIn to prove the concept. In fact, …

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Employee referral program

5 Reasons Why Your company Needs an Employee Referral Program

Employee referral programs (ERPs) offer a tremendously cost effective solution in the recruiting marketplace. Not only are referred candidates generally of a higher calibre but the cost of hiring is a fraction of the cost of more traditional methods. Additionally, they stay longer AND they take less time to onboard. Despite that a 2014 study …

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It’s time Recruiting became a Marketing exercise, not a Sales exercise

I was thinking about this article for agency recruiters but it became clear that it was a good topic for corporate recruiters too. Whether we talk to potential clients, clients or, on that rare occasion, candidates, the conversation always seems to start with a variation of; “Are you looking?” “Nope” “OK, talk to you next …

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poor customer service drives competition

How bad customer service actually drives competition

I went on vacation last week. It was lovely. Thanks for asking. My wife and I escaped without children to beautiful, sunny and hot Mexico. A couple of things got me thinking about how some companies are their own worst enemies. Uber is on the verge of launching in Playa Del Carmen, the taxi drivers …

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